Archive for the ‘General’ Category

recent EPA news

You may have missed this recent good news…in early 2016 an independent group was enlisted to review the role of the EPA. There were many local community meetings across the state to obtain feedback from the community about expectations of this authority. CCS was represented by Liz who attended one of these consultative meetings in […]

January 20, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Language ?

If we are to engage people meaningfully we need to think about our use of words. Years ago we lived in a society, now we live in an economy. Being referred to as a human resource diminishes us to “a being” with a necessary skill, to fill a gap in the “corporation of business”. In […]

November 25, 2016 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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a worrying trend

As you look around Maroondah in particular on higher ground you will notice severe die-back of our local indigenous Stringy bark Eucalyptus  trees, in fact so bad that some trees have lost their battle to survive. This can be partially attributed to age but more importantly  the 10 year drought which left them severely stressed. […]

September 9, 2016 · Liz Sanzaro · 2 Comments
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Members area- how to help us log our trees of Maroondah

May 30, 2016 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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phone if trees are being felled

Unfortunately there are some among us who work on the theory that whilst we are away, they can remove trees and no one will notice. It would be great to say ” have a good break away, all will be well” but history tells us this is when opportunistic people do the wrong thing. There […]

December 30, 2014 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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planning application near me?

PlanningAlerts is a free service which searches as many planning authority websites as it can find and emails you details of applications near you. The aim of this is to enable shared scrutiny of what is being built (and knocked down) in peoples’ communities. PlanningAlerts is brought to you by the charity the OpenAustralia Foundation. If you […]

November 26, 2014 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Paying Subs

  Look right………… On the RHS under the heading Members access, click on the subtext that says “If you are a member you can login and access the Members Area” This will take you to a log in page where you need to fill in your user name and a pass word ALL passwords are […]

November 26, 2012 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Commitee Meeting

Committee meetings are  monthly, on the 2nd Thursday of every calendar month. We meet at 8pm in a private home, contact us for venue address. All members and prospective members are welcome to attend meetings and discuss environmental and sustainability issues that are of concern to them. For further details please contact the President, Liz […]

July 7, 2008 · Digital Innovations · No Comments
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